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The Triangulum project will demonstrate how a systems innovation approach based around the European Commission’s SCC Strategic Implementation Plan can drive dynamic smart city development. We will test the SIP across three lighthouse cities: Manchester, Eindhoven and Stavanger, which represent the main typologies of European cities. They will be complemented by our follower cities Prague, Leipzig ...
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CSI Europe

Start date: Jan 31, 2013, End date: Apr 29, 2015,

The Network will focus on the involvement of cities in Urban Development Fund (UDF) structures and the way these instruments can be more effectively embedded in future city planning and governance. It will also strive to demonstrate the role that financial instruments can play in efficiently planning, progressing and administering urban development priorities, particularly in the context of the cu ...
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... uction of natural and open areas used for recreational purposes. Furthermore, the request for space by investors has to be answered in a satisfying manner despite a lack of suitable areas in the core city. Innovative approaches and solutions are henceforth needed that would require effective and efficient inter-municipal cooperation.The project CITY REGIONS targets its activities on the enhancemen ...
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Decarbonated Airport Regions (D-AIR)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... (PL) and Prague (CZ). As to the implementation of D-AIR, the kick-off meeting was in Eindhoven on 20 March 2012. Focus was on launching the project and preparing for the study visits and the publicity framework. As to the exchange of experience, the 1st study visit was organized in El Prat on 19 - 20 June. The study visit comprised meetings at the airport and in El Prat, and guiding around by bus ...
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... ementation plans developed;6) Studies, reports and policy tools.MAIN RESULTS- Over 1500 participants in the dissemination events;- 410 participants in the interregional events;- Increased capacity of 40 staff members from the consortium and 240 staff from other organisations on the issue tackled by the operation;- The expression of interest of 21 policy-makers to use the management game and of 21 ...
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Sustainable and efficient Energy for Rural Regions (VIS NOVA)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Oct 30, 2014,

To fight against climate mitigation and to provide a secure and affordable supply of energy, European regions have to explore new approaches to exploit endogenous renewable energy sources and to improve their energy efficiency. Especially for rural regions, this on-going restructuring of European energy markets represent an enormous opportunity in the creation of own added value. To integrate the ...
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Europe is witnessing deep socio-demographic changes, namely the progressive ageing of its population. Elderly and vulnerable persons are increasingly at risk of social exclusion in urban areas due to the impoverishment of family and social linkages and significant infrastructure constraints. At present, the institutionalization of elderly and persons with disabilities presents some critical aspect ...
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The idea to submit a project to INTERREG IVC emerged in 2008 when several European entities decided to make a joint effort to contribute to a more collaborative and aligned environment capable of harmonizing Knowledge Transfer (KT) mechanisms and boosting innovation at European level. In fact, KT was recognized by the EU as a key tool for boosting innovation and competitiveness in Europe. In line ...
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Everybody knows that feeling of total frustration when you get stuck in the traffic jam on your way home from work. Traffic jams have become part of our daily routine and with growing car ownership this situation is only going to get worse. Therefore there is an absolute need for finding solutions to this problem. Encouraging residents to cycle to short distances and improve cycling paths and cond ...
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The project partner cities (Praha, Leipzig, Sopot, Bolzano, Celje, Presov) face severe problems in parts of their urban areas. Economic decline, vacancies and decay lead to social tension and segregation. Consequently these areas of privately owned housing have become unattractive to real estate investors. A downwards spiral of weak financial capacities and spreading decay has lead to market failu ...
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From Industrial Use to Creative Impulse (SECOND CHANCE)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Jun 29, 2013,

... e development of the post-industrial sites through economic activities is very difficult as those buildings are mostly oversized and the specific constitution of those objects and the distance to the city centre complicate economic developments even more. Therefore, the only chance for further use is the revitalisation through cultural activities. Flexibility of the utilisation of the available re ...
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mote Clean Public Transport (TROLLEY)

Start date: Jan 31, 2010, End date: Jan 30, 2013,

The project partnership is convinced that electricity-based mobility is the cleanest and most efficient mobility solution today and considers (electric) trolleybuses as the best and ready-to-use response to the urban mobility challenges in Central Europe. Project partners consider trolleybus systems as a ready-to-use transport technology for the future; for both medium-sized and large urban areas. ...
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... ative industries in five Central European major cities in the field of economic promotion and urban development. With help of SWOT-analysis, concept and realization plan was prepared of every partner city. Partners jointly formulated objectives for future transnational collaboration and elaborated a Joint Action Plan (JAP), including local and joint transnational measures to support the clustering ...
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ublic Lighting Strategies for Sustainable Urban Spaces (PLUS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

The lighting of public space accounts for 60% of public energy use in an average city. It is clear that any reduction that can be achieved will have a significant impact on total energy use and, therefore, on CO2 emissions, without forgetting the positive effects on public finances. The PLUS project makes a significant contribution to decreasing energy use and rationalizing energy consumption rela ...
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Clusters & Cities Network (CLUSNET)

Start date: Sep 30, 2008, End date: Dec 30, 2011,

... are important because they allow companies to be more productive than they would be in isolation. Supporting clusters has therefore become an important element in the economic development efforts of city-regions. However, the nature and impact of such efforts vary enormously, making it difficult for decision makers to find the right combination of tools that most effectively support cluster. City ...
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Currently, the rail network in the project area is in bad shape, especially in border regions which is hindering the full use of potentials within the entire area. In the German/Polish border area, a regional stalemate situation has evolved, which cannot be handled successfully without transnational input. The same situation can be found in the Polish/Ukraine border area due to different track gau ...
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Revitalization of Urban River Spaces (REURIS)

Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Aug 30, 2011,

... e seen as a threat rather than a benefit. Thus, despite the fact that such areas are particularly important or often the only functioning or potential reservoirs of biodiversity and open space in the city, degraded or abandoned riparian areas are common in Central European cities. The essence of REURIS is to implement strategies and activities aimed at revitalisation (reconstruction of natural and ...
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Implementing integrated sustainable urban development according to the Leipzig Charter (tools for the definition, implementation, monitoring of integrated policies for urban development; testing the "Sustainable cities Reference Framework" developed by the Group of Member States and Institutions) ...
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SMEs and local economic development (support systems for small scale SMEs and innovative/ high-tech projects; pathways to partnerships between cities and Managing Authorities; communication on support schemes, etc.) Achievements: Documents/reports:FIN-URB-ACT Final News ...
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Capitalising Innovative Approaches towards Demographic Change (ESF6 CIA)

Start date: Jun 30, 2008, End date: Jun 29, 2010,

ESF6 CIA aims at the transferability of best practices analysed in ESF Art. 6 operations to, especially, new member states. Demographic change is a subject which effects our society daily. Elderly people become a more important and outstanding group in our daily life, with a great potential of knowledge available for the transfer to younger generations. In best practices this resource was identif ...
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Urban Green as a Key for Sustainable Cities (GreenKeys)

Start date: Apr 30, 2005, End date: Apr 29, 2008,

... the course of the project, feasibility studies will be carried out to prepare for pilot project implementation, resulting in newly created or improved green spaces of high quality. Moreover, each city will formulate its "Urban Green Strategy" which will be discussed with the local stakeholders. This strategy includes a collective action plan aimed at policy and institutional reforms for boosting t ...
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Whereas many West European conurbations are already efficient promoters of regional economic development for their surroundings, such "lighthouse functions" of city regions still have to be established in the CADSES area. CITYREGIO II bundles six second-order cities and their respective regional partners or national regional development authorities - depending on the national distribution of compe ...
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LUCI - Lighting Urban Comunity International - REV-ELARG (LUCI)

Start date: Jun 30, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2006,

The LUCI project aims to bring together municipalities and professionals from different countries through a communication and exchange network that will multiply the transfer of information and experience in the field of urban lighting. The project partners will implement this plan in three main areas: discussion and sharing of experiences among elected representatives and technicians; meetings on ...
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Urban Technology Network II (UTN II)

Start date: Oct 31, 2002, End date: Oct 29, 2006,

UTN II is a direct follow-up project of the UTN Urban Technology Network under INTERREG IIc. UTN included four formal partner cities and more than 30 interested cities. Interest and need for continuation of co-operation in the field of urban technologies and urban development have recently been stressed by various proposals for pilot projects presented to the project management of UTN. The network ...
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Large Housing Areas Stabilisation Action (LHASA)

Start date: Mar 31, 2003, End date: Sep 29, 2006,

... n many cities, ownership, shortages of living space and physical decay of the buildings are the main concerns today. LHASA will address both categories of problems. Building on the experiences of the City of Venice and the East German cities of Marzahn- Hellersdorf (Berlin) and Leipzig, which have experienced the transition process much faster than their counterparts in Central and Eastern Europe, ...
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CITYREGIO addresses the problems arising from different paces and accents of economic development between centres and their surrounding areas and the problems of their impact on spatial development. The project analyses the mutual interdependence of centres and their surroundings. It approaches cities and the surrounding districts as a unity as far as regional economic development is concerned. Fr ...
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Peer reviews for European sustainable urban development (PreSud)

Start date: Nov 1, 2001, End date: Oct 31, 2004,

... ity of the West of England (UWE), the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government (IDeA) and Eurocities, as technical partners; as well as the the Birmingham City Council, Nottingham City Council, City of Leipzig, Magistrat der Stadt Wein, Gemeente Den Haag Dienst Stadsbeheer, Comune di Venezia, Malmo Stad, as implementing partners. ...
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The network was approved as one of the first URBACTprojects focussing on access of SMEs to finance throughinnovative financial instruments and in particular on theaccess of the smallest companies in less favoured urbanareas.The ECO-FIN-NET partners identified the following threeissues which formed the structure for the three workinggroups:1. Access to Finance for SMEs – generally through banksor o ...
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